Police Officer Jobs in Costa Mesa, CA

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Anaheim, CA (12 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
(must obtain within 90 days) Posses a valid firearm permit issued by B.S.i.S. (for armed officers) Clean driving record. No felony or immoral misdemeanor convictions....
1 day ago
Anaheim, CA (12 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
(must obtain within 90 days) Posses a valid firearm permit issued by B.S.i.S. (for armed officers) Clean driving record. No felony or immoral misdemeanor convictions....
1 day ago
Orange, CA (8 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Southeast Patrol is looking to add an additional patrol officer to the Inland Empire and La county patrol areas....
1 day ago
MLKCH - Compton, CA (23 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
enforcement agencies Other duties as assigned by a Public Safety Supervisor or above Requirements POSITION REQUIREMENTS A....
6 days ago
City of Placentia - Placentia, CA (14 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
investigation methods, identification methods; crime prevention principles, use of police records, and law enforcement practices; self-defense methods and physical restraint techniques; radio codes...
7 days ago
City Pomona - Pomona, CA (22 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Use, maintain proficiency and properly care for firearms and other defensive weapons, including but not limited to side-arms, patrol rifle, shotgun, and less lethal weapons....
7 days ago
City of Irvine - Irvine, CA (5 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Your Team The Public Safety Department is a full-service public safety agency that provides several special program areas including Emergency Management, Crime Prevention, DARE, School Resource Officer...
7 days ago
City of Costa Mesa - Costa Mesa, CA
Upon successful completion of the training, incumbents acquire the full range of law enforcement duties....
7 days ago
City of Placentia - Placentia, CA (14 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
investigation methods, identification methods; crime prevention principles, use of police records, and law enforcement practices; self-defense methods and physical restraint techniques; radio codes...
7 days ago
Costa Mesa, CA
Perform related duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Campus Public Safety. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Guard card from Bureau of Security and Investigative Services....
7 days ago
https://www.vanguard.edu/resources/human-resources/employment-opportunities - Costa Mesa, CA
Perform related duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Campus Public Safety. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Guard card from Bureau of Security and Investigative Services....
9 days ago
MLK Community Hospital - Compton, CA (23 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
enforcement agencies Other duties as assigned by a Public Safety Supervisor or above POSITION REQUIREMENTS A....
10 days ago
City of Irvine, CA - Irvine, CA (10 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Your Team The Public Safety Department is a full-service public safety agency that provides several special program areas including Emergency Management, Crime Prevention, DARE, School Resource Officer...
10 days ago
City of La Habra - La Habra, CA (18 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
Examples of Duties Operate police motor vehicles, radio communications equipment, computer equipment, firearms and weapons; interpret and apply state public safety laws, codes, and local ordinances;...
18 days ago
Chapman University - Orange, CA (8 miles from Costa Mesa, CA)
within the Public Safety department....
18 days ago

Demographic Data for Costa Mesa, CA

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Costa Mesa, CA

This is the average annual salary for Police Officer jobs in Costa Mesa, CA as reported by the BLS.

$88,596

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Costa Mesa, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (30.8%)
  • High School or GED (26.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.2%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.7%)
  • Master's Degree (8.9%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.3%)
  • Some High School (1.0%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Officers in Costa Mesa, CA
  • None (45.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (30.7%)
  • 2-4 years (12.7%)
  • 4-6 years (6.6%)
  • 1-2 years (4.8%)

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